Meet Mona Nemer


Canada’s top science advisor, appointed in 2017 by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, spent most of her career as a heart researcher and university professor. Now she works with government officials and other stakeholders to build collaboration and champion science in the public sphere.

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The photosynthesis fix


As world food needs rise, so does the need for faster more efficient plant growth. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign think bypassing an error-prone enzyme may be the answer.

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